Ayn Jalut, Battle of

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  • Battle of Ain Jalut — Infobox Military Conflict caption= conflict=Battle of Ain Jalut partof=the Mongol raids in Palestine date=3 September 1260 place=Ain Jalut, Palestine result= Decisive Egyptian Mamluk victory combatant1=Egyptian Mamluks combatant2=Mongols… …   Wikipedia

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  • Kitbuqa — Noyan (d. 1260) (Turkic: Kitbuga , Mongolian: Хитбух ) was a Christian Turk [Encyclopædia Britannica Online [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article 9011508/Battle of Ayn Jalut Battle of Ayn Jalut ] ] belonging to the tribe of the Naimans. He was a… …   Wikipedia

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  • Palestine — /pal euh stuyn / for 1, 2; /pal euh steen / for 3, n. 1. Also called Holy Land. Biblical name, Canaan. an ancient country in SW Asia, on the E coast of the Mediterranean. 2. a former British mandate (1923 48) comprising part of this country,… …   Universalium

  • Syria — /sear ee euh/, n. 1. Official name, Syrian Arab Republic. a republic in SW Asia at the E end of the Mediterranean. 16,137,899; 71,227 sq. mi. (184,478 sq. km). Cap.: Damascus. 2. a territory mandated to France in 1922, including the present… …   Universalium

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  • Schlacht von Ain Djalut — Schlacht von Ain Dschalut Teil von: Mongolensturm Datum 3. September 1260 Ort bei ʿAin Djalut, Palästina …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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